Ingress VMS Installation Guide

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Introduction

Ingress VMS is a Web Based Visitor Management System, which is fully integrated with FingerTec Ingress Door Access System for a more secure visitor management system.

Currently, Ingress VMS only supports FingerTec Ingress with MySQL database. Therefore, if you are using FingerTec Ingress with Microsoft Access Database (MDB), the visitor management aspect will be not available.
Benefits

1.        Ingress VMS helps to manage the In and Out access of visitors.
2.        Ingress VMS supports Ingress Software. Therefore, the management can determine access control permission for each visitor.
3.        The management is able to filter which visitors are allowed into their premise
Process
A)   Add an Inbound Rule for Ingress VMS into Windows Firewall.
1.    Go to Control Panel > Windows Firewall > Advanced Settings


2.    Click on Inbound Rules > click New Rule at the Actions tab.
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3.    At Rule Type, please select Port > click Next.


4.    Specify the local ports for TCP and UDP. Set the port value as 80 for both TCP and UDP.



5.    Moving to the next page, please select Allow the connection and click Next.


6.    Please tick on the check-boxes for Domain, Private, and Public. After doing so, click Next


7.    Insert the Name as Ingress VMS and click Finish.



B)   Enable all Internet Information Services (IIS) features.
1.    Go to Control Panel and select Programs and Features.
2.    Click on Turn Windows features on or off.
3.    Look for the folder Internet Information Services and tick on the checkbox. Please make sure that you’ve ticked all the subfolders inside the Internet Information Services option.


4.    Click OK to proceed to installation.

C) Install Ingress VMS

2.    Extract the downloaded file and double click on the installer to prompt the installation.







D)   Set the Application Pool to VMS
1.    Go to Control Panel and select Administrative Tools.

2.    Double click on the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

3.    At the Connections panel on the left, click Sites > Default Web Site > right click VMS > Manage Application > Advanced Settings.


4.    Please make sure that the Application Pool is labelled VMS.

E)   Enable ASP.Net Impersonation

1.    Go to Control Panel and select Administrative Tools.
2.    Double click on the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
3.    At the Connections panel on the left, click Sites > Default Web Site > double click on Authentications.


4.    Change the ASP.NET Impersonation to Enabled.

F)   Activate Ingress VMS License in Ingress Software
1.    Login to Ingress Software > System Settings > VMS License Information

2.    Note: To obtain VMS license key, you will need to provide us your Hardware ID and inform us if you require the Trial license (1 Month) or wish to purchase the license.


3.    Once you obtain the license, Click Activate License > key in Product Key and Activation Key > Click Activate





4.    If you are using the Trial key, the page will be displayed as shown below:

If you are using a Permanent key, the page will be displayed as shown below:



G) Login to Ingress VMS
1.    Login to Ingress VMS by using the same Ingress login password.



H) For more information on how to configure Ingress VMS Software, you can refer to the Ingress VMS Video guide from this link : http://www.fingertectips.com/2015/09/ingress-vms-video-guide-is-now-available.html
ADDITIONAL: Guide to solve error message during installation of Ingress VMS
1.    HTTP Error 500.19 – Internal Server Error

Reason: This is due to not ticking all of the checkboxes within Internet Information Services (IIS).
How to solve: Proceed to Internet Information Services (IIS) and please ensure that all of the functions under IIS are fully ticked.
To determine whether all of the functions under IIS are fully ticked, you can start by viewing the checkbox as shown below:
Note that if some functions within IIS aren’t ticked, the checkbox will display as shown below:

2.    System ComponentModel.Win32Exception: Access is denied


Reason: Wrong user authentication
How to solve:
1.    Open IIS Manager > Click VMS


2.    Right click Authentication > Select Open Feature

3.    Proceed to Anonymous Authentication, right click it and click Edit

4.    Under Edit Anonymous Authentication Credentials > Tick Application pool identity > Click OK


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